Local Area Activities
The biggest draw to our area are Lakes Moultrie and Marion. The campground is located on the western edge of Lake Moultrie. Lake Moultrie is located 31 miles north of Charleston. The lake is renowned for both its fishing and its natural beauty. Lake Moultrie offers the opportunity for world-class fishing. Hiking enthusiasts should be sure not to miss the Lake Moultrie Passage, a 33 mile section of South Carolina's Palmetto Trail. Hunting is plentiful in the area surrounding the lake. The Santee area is famous for its golfing with sixteen 18-hole golf courses within 45 minutes of Lake Moultrie. The campgrounds proximity to Charleston also makes for an ideal base to explore this gracious southern city with its many historical attractions.
Hiking enthusiasts should be sure not to miss the Lake Moultire Passage, a 33 mile section of South Carolina's Palmetto Trail. The trail hugs the lake shore and most parts of the trail offer views of the lake. Because the trail passes through wildlife management areas, deer, wild turkeys, hawks, doves and even the occasional alligator have been seen by hikers.
The Francis Marion National Forest is another haven for hikers. Trails are not only open to hiking but to mountain biking. motorcycling, and horseback riding. The park is also a birders paradise with over 280 species waiting to be discovered.
Lake Moultrie Water Activities
Lake Moultrie is located 31 miles north of Charleston in the South Carolina low country. The lake is renowned for both its fishing and its natural beauty. The lake provides a haven for wildlife and allows visitors to view undisturbed swamp and forest habitats. Lake Moultrie offers the opportunity for world-class fishing. Anglers can enjoy a variety of fishing habitats from shallow swamps and cypress-lined ponds to open water. Boaters can travel not only from Lake Moultrie to Lake Marion via the 6.5 mile diversion canal, but can also access the Cooper River by way of the Pinopolis Lock and the Tailrace Canal.
Even without leaving Lake Moultrie, boating enthusiasts can find plenty to do: swimming, water skiing, canoeing, and kayaking are just a few ways to commune with nature on the lake.